Moldova, Regional and International HIV/AIDS News

Small Grants Program: Involvement growth of nongovernmental sector in tuberculosis control

Purpose: To increase the involvement of non-government sector in TB control.

Treatment of tuberculosis is a long and complex process. It is shown that only a definite synergy between state institutions and civil society representatives can bring results infighting tuberculosis.

Despite the fact that medical treatment is provided by the national program for control of tuberculosis (TB), TB patients need support through counseling, education as well as through social mobilization activities.


New UNAIDS report shows AIDS epidemic has been halted and world beginning to reverse the spread of HIV. New HIV infections have fallen by nearly 20% in the last 10 years, AIDS-related deaths are down by nearly 20% in the last 10 years, and the total number of people living with HIV is stabilizing.

Press conference

On the 7th of December during a press conference organized by the Ministry of Labour, Social Protection and Family was presented the study “WOMEN’S VULNERABILITY TO HIV AND AIDS IN THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA 2010and winners of the photo contest received their awards.

Events dedicated to 1st of December , 2010

Since 1988 the international community marks the International Day of fight against AIDS. Traditionally, every year, as of December 1, thousands of messages are launched to promote responsible behavior of each individual to stop the spread of HIV infection.

In order to mark World AIDS Day, besides other activities, an Award Ceremony was organized as of November 30, 2010, the second consecutive year, for outstanding initiatives of behalf of people and communities which demonstrate involvement and leadership in reducing the spread and the impact of AIDS at national level.

Film Festival Dedicated to Human Rights

From December 3, 2010, Institute of Human Rights launches a Film Festival Dedicated to Human Rights, 2010 edition.

Funding Opportunity: MSM Initiative - Eastern Europe and Central Asia

The Foundation for AIDS Research, is pleased to announce new funding for innovative projects that address HIV/AIDS among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender individuals (TG) in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Grassroots organizations led by or closely linked to MSM/LGBT communities in low- and middle-income Eastern European and Central Asian countries are encouraged to submit relevant proposals. Funds for this round of awards are made available through the generous support of the Austrian AIDS Life Association and Aids Funds.

Medication Assisted Therapy Toolkit

We are happy to announce that the Medication Assisted Therapy Policy Toolkit (in English and Russian) and country policy inventories for Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan are now available at . We are eager to get the word out about this resource, so please forward this information to your respective membership and list serves.

Informational materials for mass-media - December 1st

December 2010

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